Beguni is the delicious pakodas from Kolkata, made with brinjal. Slices of egg plant or brinjal dipped in a Besan batter, deep fried.
3.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Street Food
Recipe Taste: Salty
Calories 591 kcal
Servings 4


  • 1 Brinjal
  • 1/2 cup Besan
  • 2 tsp Poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp Nigella seeds
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 pinch Cooking soda
  • Refined oil


  • Slice the brinjal into thin slices. Keep aside.
  • Make a batter using rest of the ingredients except the oil.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai. Dip the brinjal slices in the batter and deep fry the brinjal.
  • Serve with some chaat masala powder sprinkled on top.

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3.50 from 2 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 591kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Monounsaturated Fat: 36g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee

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